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it was a lack of understanding of the importance of the latino community. i think they don't understand how fast we're growing, how influential we have become and how politicians are now forced to respond to the issues that affect latinos. i think that they over saw that. i don't think they really paid attention. >> sometimes we are invisible and we are fighting so hard not to be invisible. the commission of presidential debates are stuck in the 1950s. they still think the country could be divided between men and women and that's it. they do not realize that one in every three persons in the united states is from a minority. they think it is okay it have an african-american president but they don't think it's okay to have an african-american or hispanic journalist as a moderator for the debates. what we did, it was our wonderful response to this oversight, this huge oversight. instead they didn't want to invite us to the party so we had our own party. >> and that party turned out pretty good. >> so, yeah, maybe. >> you mean the presidential forums you're having? >> yes. >> which came after you w
affirmative action was giving higher scores to latino kids and african americans and that they were showing up in school way behind their peers as a result because as you mentioned maybe the education system failed them. then doing very poorly, higher drop out rates, all that sort of thing. what do you think about the position that have article? >> i read the article i thought it was garbage, i think there were a lot of assumptions made that just don't match reality. i mean, i attended university and i think affirmative action enabled me to fully integrate in to the full promise of the education that i got. the article made an assumption that somehow this so-called mismatch actually made it really difficult for african american students to come in to a school and integrate with the majority population of just never seen that. i don't think that we can base our policy on assumption that we make that really don't have any identifiable data behind them. >> we've looked at -- there was one report that came out talking about the racial neutral alternatives which is -- saying when you looked at all
. >>> they are the fastest growing and second largest population group in the country. latino voters. they could be a decisive force in the race for the white house, that is, if they show up at the polls. [ mother ] you can't leave the table till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... 100% new. 100% mmm... wow, that is mmm... it's so mmm you might not believe it's a hundred calories. new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> good morning, washington. look at the beautiful shot of the whe house we're bringing you on "cnn saturday morning." one month away from election day. mark your calendars. >>> we are taking an in depth look at the effect that latinos could hav
that closed achievement for african-americans are listed here. closing the achievement gap for latino students are listed here. english language learners similarly. so one thing we asked our principals to share with us is in your voice what you attribute to some of these accelerated growth areas into, and recently we had the opportunity to hear them share with their colleagues and we tried to summarize a few examples of that. i'm not going to read all of these points but i want to point out some of the things that were mentioned by our principals starting with the first row there. our principal at rosa parks, paul jacob son and you were recognized as a school closing the gap for english language learners. we know that the data has improved 19-point 2%. what is going on there? the principal in the description gave three categories. i focused. i fixed. i featured. they talked about structure and assessment. they made a conscious effort at reducing suspensions and having restorative practices and pay attention to english development as well and collaboration was an important p
to vote. all morning we put the latino vote in focus. >> investigators made progress into the investigation and are looking into the possibility -- >>> a new or they behind the brutal death of a u.s. agent. why he may have died at the hands of one of his own. >>> it is saturday, october 6th, good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. victor blackwell is off. >>> the better than expected report has become contentious in a highly charged political atmosphere. first the numbers, and then the controversy. the labor department says the unemployment rate fell to 7.8% in september, a drop of 0.3% from august. the current rate is the lowest level since president obama took office. >>> but timing, we all know, is everything. the report comes a month before the election and some obama administration critics are suggesting the books were cooked. jack welch the former ceo of general electric tweeted this. unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate, change numbers. he later came on "anderson 360" and said if he had that tweet to do over, again, he wo
. the president now leads among registered latino voters by 50 points. 70 to 20. and that group makes up a larger and larger share of the voters in the so-called new west. latinos now account for between 14 and 39% of all voters in colorado, nevada arizona, texas, and new mexico. some of these states are swing states, and while texas and arizona are considered pretty safely red that actually could change with the demographics. the number of latino voters has been growing steadily across the country. 7.7% of eligible voters were latino in 1988. this year, 23%. for romney to overcome his unpopularity with latinos and other minorities he has to win 60% of white voters. and a republican strategist confirmed that quote this election is the last time anyone will try to do this. the last time. joining us now echaveste. she served as assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff for president clinton. she is now a political and policy strategist at mvg and a senior fellow at the center for american progress. welcome back inside "the war room." >> thank for having me.
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to go until the elections, we're taking an in-depth look this morning at the effect latinos could have on election dame you know that saying there's power in numbers? well, latinos have exactly that. according to the latest census, there are more than 50 million latinos in the u.s., and of those, more than 12.2 million are expected to show up at the polls on election day. that is just over half of latinos who are eligible to vote. joining me now, as they do every week at this time, cnn contributor maria cardona and amy holmes, anchor of "the real ne" on the blaze. good morning to both of you. maria, how critical is the latino vote in swing states like florida, for example? >> it's very critical, randi, and especially in this close election. we saw already the latino vote being decisive. in 2008, president obama would not have been able to turn florida, new mexico, colorado, nevada, would not have been able to turn those blue and win the election had it not been for the latino vote. in 2010, latinos basically saved democrats from losing the senate, and harry reid says this all the time.
done more to rock the latino vote than anyone else in her generation. then we ran into one of the finest biographers and had to ask him about steve jobs. he died a year ago today, but his legacy lives on. find out why steve jobs still matters so much to apple, and what he's writing next. >>> what about coca-cola the company is partnering with one of the most successful inventors. an odd couple that might get things right and meet a different jeff gordon than the nascar champion that talks about winning outside the track. it's a story that you probably never heard before. but first rosario dawson. >> gavin: so what brought you to the cause of vote latino. >> 2003 marked a major turning point in the history latinos were the largest minority in the country. we had been hearing about the latin ways for a long time, and that was the real latin ways right here. not just in hollywood but all over in the country. now we have the census to back it up and have the numbers. it's an incredible opportunity to reach out to a demographic that is affected very negatively by the economy job
is not making the call. the booker decide in many cases who comes on. >> in 2009, the naacp, the national latino media council signed the memorandum of understanding with abc, nbc, cbs and fox. we needed to know who was working in front of and behind camera. we have something on out. has there been progress? yes. incremental. we have to push harder because of what came out of here. this is a report and what he did, he interviewed 900 people on what the thought about latinos. 3000 people on what they thought about latinos. they were all white people. what they thought coincided with what news did looking at. we put into timid in their, television news, radio and journalism. if they were young and new atinos, they tended to have good attitude about latinos. they were older and watching fox news, they did not think very highly of us. the beer not patriotic, not intelligence, that we are taking jobs away from americans. 30% of them thought that it% or more latinos were here without documentation -- that 50% or more latinos were here without documentation. we are 55 million strong in this country. 12
for the targeted groups, african-american and latinos and we do it also for english learners and special ed, so each school has their sample acceleration in of these and gives an index how they're moving their students compared to other students in the district. our second -- actually goal one. it's just presented as second is accessing equities. under accessing equity we will look at the same results but aggregating the data for the different subgroups of programs and definitely eighth grade algebra because that's a milestone in the district. so when we looked at all the ethnic groups where the performance is below the district's average they were african-american, latino, native american and samoan and in the first slide where we clapped 10% was the overall district trend, so each group either matched or exceeded the district's five year trend which is what we would call narrowing the achievement gap, so can you see the group -- you can see the scores of every sub group. the next slide that we will show is how did the other subgroups do? you can see every single sub group. the chinese
voice. this next poem is from my first poetry. this is for latinos in the house. can i get a woo. >> i want to break tradition about latino macheese mow. >> forget. i want to break tradition. because blood is supposed to be thicker. but you see, my friends and family, because they love and accept my and don't consider me, foreign language. they do not speak the language. everyone has green contacts. adopting supremist beliefs. when was the last time you saw them playing the maid? i want to break tradition. smashing it against the ground. where our spanish eyes are not blinded. we do not understand hate. foreign language. never. this next poem is called "outside". it's from bullets and butter flies. this is in celebration of gay pride month. hypocrisy exists when those results in violence. because in darkness, they are safe from reducing our brother and sisters and way too many others to name. they beat to the drum beats of liberty. the difference between us and the shadows of fear is we have a lot more space to breathe. yet the smell of equality is found outside and sexuality is the
decide the next president. all morning we put the latino vote in focus. >> investigators have made progress into the investigation into agent ivie's staff. >> a new theory behind the brutal death of a u.s. border agent. why investigators are saying he may have died at hands of one of his own. >>> 500 convicted felons could be set free in massachusetts. why? this chemist allegedly tampered with evidence for the last nine years. up. a short word that's a tall order. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on flying and tomorrow we will up it yet again. every picture tells a story. of course, some stories are bigger than others. okay guys, here we go. everybody say, 'cheeeeeeeee-eeeeeese'. got it. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smokin
latino comedians where here to introduce you to one of chicago's very own if you walk at all into a comedy scene you may have heard the mark but tonight he is being highlighted for the work that he does off season. if your expectations and a man are low i'm your man. this stand-up in chicago has just blown up and michael may very well be the face leading its entire community has rallied behind comedy shows with a latino flare. there were three latino comedians 27 locals on my cell phone right now the show started all little over a decade ago but the idea goes further back. comedian freddie prince in the '70s may be to blame for it. >> i just thought some of those stories are me i thought myself i want to do that one day but before the day came there were some stops along the way and stand in the military and also worked as a deity his childhood also certainly shaped him and his humor. my dad bill to a grocery store here and years later i was caught shoplifting and his own grocery store. so she has come a long way a week ago we followed him on what was a past show mike the ri
have spent a good deal of time courting the latino vote. which candidate is resonating more? so far, that is. that's next. every picture tells a story. of course, some stories are bigger than others. okay guys, here we go. everybody say, 'cheeeeeeeee-eeeeeese'. got it. like in a special ops mission? you'd spot movement, gather intelligence with minimal collateral damage. but rather than neutralizing enemies in their sleep, you'd be targeting stocks to trade. well, that's what trade architect's heat maps do. they make you a trading assassin. trade architect. td ameritrade's empowering web-based trading platform. trade commission-free for 60 days, and we'll throw in up to $600 when you open an account. trade commission-free for 60 days, and get 3 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. but hurry, sleep train's inventory clearance sale ends columbus day. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> with a month until election day, we're looking at one group that's been getting a lot of attention by bochblg campaigns. latino voters. who's resonating with those some 23 millio
cat. i see myself trying to be more like james dean. i see carlos san tanna. more than sporadic latino explosions. as american as bruce spring teen and elvis presley. i see taco bell. i see purple, red, blue, green, orange. i see cheetah revera on broadway. as american as the lee's, the kennedys. none sound american to me. i am not a shamed. jose can you see. i pledge allegiance to this country. land of commercialism. if i can win gold medals. if i can sign my life away. ain't no language. this is my country too. i believe in free dom and diversity, need to get the hell out. [applause] >> i have one more performer. can you believe that? i am so excited. he is a very kind man to be here. he's a total icon. tales of the city. his book that was made do a city. he's here on his book tour. thank you very much. well, i would not have missed this evening for anything. you and i both know these things can be boring. not tonight. i like to read, since i'm back home from a tour. i would like to read the chapter that my editor wanted me to remove. i have to set it up for you. michael toliver is 5
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we're really not talking about undocumented immigration. we're really talking about latinos. what we're really saying is we're afraid of all the latinos coming in and taking our -- that's the wedge who oppose comprehensive immigration reform have been using. we should be afraid of these people, these people mean latinos. and that actually also threatens who he are as a country. there's lots of language about not just taking our jobs. >> taking our identity. >> and what we're missing with the dream act, this is us. these are people who have been with us. >> right. >> we're here! >> we're already here. >> he's really on the wrong side of history here. you look as i mention the demographic changes, take north carolina for example, in north carolina, the black and hispanic electorate grew. the while share of the electorate fell by 2.5%. the country is on a trajectory and it's not moving backward. i know we'll talk about voter suppression later in the hour. this is the gop's only answer to demographic change. they back policies like the dream act or back voter suppression laws. there's no
a long time to get them back. >> how about the latino vote? governor romney is losing it by a wide margin. >> another one. comments like the 47% hit. i know he has now defined as far as where his position would be relative to obama's policy of allowing students who are in this country, who came in as children, they'd give them a visa to finish their education, and he has said he would support that. >> uh-huh. >> because frankly, again, the position of republicans has been such that, it's build a fence and throw everybody out. and you have a whole huge population there saying, hey, we're working hard in this country. we're contributing. we love it. our problem is that we have m e made, becoming an american citizen so difficult that for many of these people, it's hard to get, to get through that process. >> so, then, the latino vote, the immigrant vote, is that lost to the gop for a generation? >> no, i don't think so. because you have to remember also, you have a lot of very conservative members of the latino. a lot of catholics. a lot of people feel very strongly about the birth control
latinos. >>e stamos de fiesta celebrando y dandole tributo a los que han sido responsables de que este centro se haya creado con servicios de arte de calidad. >> maría leticia gomez participo en calidad. >> pasamos con felix de bedu. >> esta noche en el noticiero univisión el índice del desempleo del país bajo, y los dueños hispanos de un restaurante de comida hispana se desepsran con esto y más los esperamos en el noticiero univisión. >> (música) ---hoy es viernes, momento de conocer las historias que captaron la hoty es viernes, para conocer las historias la atención de los cibernautas. >> comenzó uno de los mejores fines de semana en la bahía, el miércoles presidente barack obama con mitt romney se enfrentaron en un debate, la página de facebook se prendio y dicen que mitt romney fue mejor, gano el debate pero perdera las elecciones comparten en facebooky esta semana san francisco fue elegida la mejor ciudad para vivir del país, salimos a las calles para ver porque es así, todo en univision14.com y más de 800 mil personas vienen a la ciudad por todos los eventos que
que hizo registrarse para votar. >>> queremos trabajo, salir adelante yo como latino recomiendo que todos salgan a votar. >>> si desea mÁs informaciÓn visite libera tu voz.com, univision. >>> una cifra rÉcord de recaudaciÓn de fondos logro la campaÑa de obama en un mes la suma superÓ 181 millones de dÓlares en septiembre en agosto la campaÑa de reelecciÓn alcanzo 114 millones de dÓlares el equipo de romney no ha difundido su recaudaciÓn correspondiente a septiembre. vii este domingo en aquÍ y ahora una metamorfosis un hombre que pasÓ de asesino a e hÉroe. >>> su historia llena de sufrimiento y violencia, se reivindicÓ y ahora se dedica a salvar vÍctimas de abuso, estÁn haciendo una pelÍcula de sus hazaÑas. >>> dios me mostrÓ la necesidad de estas mujeres. en su corazÓn. >>> pero serÁ todo verdad hay quienes le llaman impostor, quien es realmente este hombre. >>> tambiÉn una comunidad decide unirse para red fui neuro la educaciÓn de sus hijos quÉ hacen para lograrlo. >>> y estos jÓvenes quieren ser reconocido artistas. >>> recuerden aquÍ wr ahora este domin
shifts but we are in the same boat now. final analysis, it doesn't matter we are black or white, latino, asian american or native american. it doesn't matter whether we are a democrat or republican. it doesn't matter whether we are straight or gay. it doesn't matter whether we are jewish or muslim or christians. we are one people, one family, one house. [applause] this book "across that bridge" in effect our struggle is not a struggle to redeem the soul of america. it's not a struggle that lasts one day, one week, one month or one lifetime. maybe you would take more than one lifetime to create a more perfect union, to create the beloved community. and you heard david tell you why did get a rest at few times, and young people, young children say how can you be in the congress if you got arrested? [laughter] you violated the law. and i said they were bad laws. their customs, they were tradition, and we wanted america to be better to live up to the declaration of independence, make real our democracy. when i got arrested the first time this books and i felt free. i felt liberated and today
latino men. medium to heavy build. the second man is described as having a medium build, five feet-five inches tall. the men convinced the victim to hand over a large sum of money in order to secure a winning lottery ticket. >> two men have been detained in connection with the killing of ambassador chris stevens. graduated from uc berkeley in 82. the two were stopped at an airport on wednesday. turkish police haven't commented on the report. the september 11th attack killed stevens and three other americans. >>> in australia, hundreds of firefighters are battling massive brushfires. 40 fires have been reported as hot and windy conditions are spanning the flames. bracing themselves for one of the worst brushfire seasons in years. >> hundreds of people in liver pool, england marked the 50th anniversary of the beatles first big song. got to number 17 on the british music charts and puts the group on the map. hit in 1964. working on the song when they were teenagers. >> a global fashion retailer cut the ribbon today on first west coast store in san francisco. >> hundreds of fashion lov
a woman out of her lifesavings. she was approached by two latino men. medium to heavy build. the second man is described as having a medium build, five feet-five inches tall. the men convinced the victim to hand over a large sum of money in order to secure a winning lottery ticket. >> two men have been detained in connection with the killing of ambassador chris stevens. graduated from uc berkeley in 82. the two were stopped at an airport on wednesday. turkish police haven't commented on the report. the september 11th attack killed stevens and three other americans. >>> in australia, hundreds of firefighters are battling massive brushfires. 40 fires have been reported as hot and windy conditions are spanning the flames. bracing themselves for one of the worst brushfire seasons in years. >> hundreds of people in liver pool, england marked the 50th anniversary of the beatles first big song. got to number 17 on the british music charts and puts the group on the map. hit in 1964. working on the song when they were teenagers. >> a global fashion retailer cut the ribbon today on first west coa
% of african-americans, 16% of but when you look at the broader latinos, and 8% of white americans have no government- issued id. for the majority of americans it may seem natural and normal to have an identification, but the reality is there are a number of people who still do not have them. host: here is grace from ohio on the democrat's line. let me push a button. lasard, go ahead. caller: i'm from the old south. i come from before fdr. are you still there? host: yes, go ahead. caller: i am seeing this country going backwards. in the old south, i was born before fdr. my family was still in the complex clan. or their associates did. blacks did not vote. we would shoot them if they did. they knew their place as women knew their place. host: so the current order id? caller: me tell you about variety. are was born in la berber, tennessee. my birth certificate says creek, tennessee. there is no creek, tennessee and never has been i was born on my grandfather's farm with plenty of people around. i am one of those people that i finally got myself registered after moving to a new address and
. >> reporter: the two latino women there said they were leaning toward the president, the exact group of voters he hopes will help him win this state. on the other hand, some supporters may be slipping away. >> made a lot of promises four years ago. and we've had four years to watch a lot of that not happen. >> you voted for obama last time? >> yes. i'm a lot more suspicious and guarded. >> the question i have is four years really enough to follow through on these promises. can all of president obama's promises he made four years ago really be done in four years? >> what do you think? is four years enough? >> i don't think so. >> reporter: and they all wish they'd had a fact checker standing by to sort through the flurry of claims and counter claims. is romney really not seeking a $5 trillion tax cut? will people be able to keep their health insurance under the president's plan? >> i always kind of approach it from they're both lying to me. so now i have to figure out which one is lying to me less and basing my decision on that. >> reporter: so i guess the question that i have that maybe you ca
, pena says the building blocks are there. >> the african-americans, latinos, and i think it's going to be great for the sport. if we can see diversity in nascar not only as drivers but fans as well, it will be a great thing for us. >> and congrats to sergio pena. he's also a full-time college student in virginia. he majors in media productions. >>> welcome back to the news room. i'm fredricka whitfield. first off, allegations of a massive evidence tampering scandal in massachusetts. a state drug lab may have tampered with evidence in at least 34,000 cases. susan has the story for one woman who ended up behind bars on a drug charge. the whole thing seems unreal. >> it was refreshing because i didn't think it was real. >> but it was real. until last week, eliza johnson was doing about three years in prison on a drug conviction, then she was suddenly set free. >> what is it like to be out of prison? >> yay. i can breathe. >> breathe because of a bizarre alleged actions of this woman, former massachusetts chemist annie duken. >> can you tell us what happened? >> the state of massachuset
actually focus on the african-american w nd latino and sano an students in particular. >> could we request that he we put that particular item on the next meet something. >> sure. any of us that are the committee can certainly share that k personally request that this be shared with the committee. >> thank you very much. >> and if ihi . >> you will have to look it up on the website. and the board of education by four aye's and approve the amount made available to reinstate a settlement fund. in the matter of san francisco unified school district versus pierce street the board of education by four aye's and three absent approve authorization for district and insurance company to pursue damage claim through litigation if necessary. for the read out for tonight's closed session september 25, 2012 public employment the board by a vote of six aye's and one absence approved the contract for one assistant superintendent. other items posted in the agenda is the staff report and classified personnel transactions. meeting adjourned. thank you very much.
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